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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Glenelg girls basketball conquers Mervo behind Nowlin's 22 points

    Glenelg girls basketball conquers Mervo behind Nowlin's 22 points
    Glenelg senior Olivia Nowlin knew that her Gladiators' squad – winners of just one of their last four outings – needed to get back on track. Behind the speedy guard’s season-high 22 points, including nine on three triples in the third...
  • Many helpful hands made holidays bright in Rodgers Forge [Rodgers Forge]

    Winners of the Rodgers Forge Door Decorating Contest are as follows: most festive, the von Kessler family; most original, the Quasebarth family; best traditional, the Saylor family; and best Colonial, the Carlino family. Gaywood Glow chaired by Brendan...
  • Brace yourself for the Christmas cliche onslaught

    As a service to readers, I have posted annually since 2006 a compendium of dreary but apparently irresistible holiday cliches that any writer with a modicum of self-respect should shun. As Tom Lehrer sings in his Christmas carol, "Brother, here we go...
  • The Ravens' Sam Koch discusses family and holidays

    The Ravens' Sam Koch discusses family and holidays
    Prior to being drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in 2006, Koch played in his native Nebraska at University of Nebraska, where he earned a degree in business administration. He and his wife, Nikki, live in Westminster with their three sons, Ryan, 15,...
  • Empty Stocking Fund receives more donations but needs even more

    More donations have been received this week by the Empty Stocking as the Harford County based charity works toward its 2013 fundraising goals. The fund raising goal for 2013 is $80,000. As of Thursday, the fund has received $21,740 in monetary donations....
  • Day Trip

    Ocean City Winterfest of Lights Sure, you've been to Ocean City. But have you been in the winter? Enjoy the offseason with one last beach trip before next summer. Head to Ocean City for the inaugural weekend of the 21st annual Winterfest of Lights....
  • Season of 'Nutcracker,' 'Messiah' starts early

    Season of 'Nutcracker,' 'Messiah' starts early
    The holiday season wouldn't be the holiday season without colorful music and dance events. And, just as department stores break out the Christmas decorations earlier and earlier, some performing arts organizations get into the swing before Thanksgiving....
  • Gift card sales booming during the holidays

    Gift card sales booming during the holidays
    Cheryl Knauer has a restaurant gift card in mind for her in-laws, a massage gift card planned for another family member and intends to pick up cards in smaller dollar amounts to Chick-fil-A and Starbucks for kids' stockings and teachers' gifts. The...
  • Two sons born without hearing get the gift of sound

    Two sons born without hearing get the gift of sound
    Shannon Duick brushed away tears as a technician fixed electrodes onto the head of her infant son, but as a machine sent beeps and clicks into his ears, the baby slept in her arms, unaware. He slept as the machine came up empty, as it showed his brain...
  • 'Real Housewives of New York City' recap: Brands, bands, and babies.

    'Real Housewives of New York City' recap: Brands, bands, and babies.
    Well, Bravo jumped right into the drama on this week's episode of "The Real Housewives of New York City." For some reason Sonja thought it would be a good idea to invite Ramona to her business meeting with Heather and James, the logo designer. The whole...
  • Baltimore police form new advisory council on LGBT issues

    Baltimore police form new advisory council on LGBT issues
    Making good on a promise by Baltimore police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts after the severe beating of a gay East Baltimore man, the city Police Department announced Friday a special advisory council to help improve its relations with the lesbian, gay,...
  • Havre de Grace Mardi Gras parade a nice new tradition [Commentary]

    The only questions six years ago when the tradition started in Havre de Grace were why had no one thought of it before, and why did so few people show up for the first one. This year, the event drew a reasonably healthy crowd that was very well-behaved,...